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WETA
Jan 28, 2010 5:30pm EST
. they came to the united states and theunited states reonded help them. in afghanistan, it's not so clear that the initiative is coming from th local counities. it ems much more iven by the ternational community to address e security situation, and that mns that the dynamics are gog to be very different than what they were iniraq. >> in term of the obstaes to the approach afghanistan, whatould you sayhe main ones are, tt did not exist in iraq? >> the ma one is that in afghanistan,he talib is integrated into ny communities. the reason why can be difficult to tl taliban mbers from nontaliban members, they're integrat into the commity and theirisputes are localized there. in iraq, they were ousiders that camin, and itas ea to tell who they were. the great diffilty in afghanistan is thathey're integrated into th community and that makes it very diffict to come up wit permanent solutions to t kind of nflicts that are goingon. yalties can shift very quickly in ahanistan to favor whichever si is wing. >> okay. thank you very mucfor joining us. >> thankou. >>> iran escaled its cmpaign today
WHUT
Jan 27, 2010 7:00pm EST
interference even as the united states reportedly is more deeply involved than ever in secret military missions there. >>> united states and russia move closer to a new deal to reduce nuclear arm. has president obama succeeded in the resetting relations with moscow? >>> on the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the auschwitz nazi death camp, we will show you how survivors are coping all these years later. >>> and the smash hit "avatar" makes its way to china. it's that or a new film about the life of confucius. >>> from the different perspectives of reporters and analysts from around the globe, this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by rosalind p. walter and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters -- >>> good evening. i'm daljit dhaliwal in new york. we begin tonight with the issue of terrorism and the escalating battle against it in yemen. shortly after the attempted bombing of the u.s. jetliner on chris
CNN
Jan 28, 2010 1:00am EST
regular time. good night. . >>> we're only a few moems away from the president of the united states getting ready to deliver this historic state of the union address. it's the first state of the union address for the president of the united states. there you see the white house chief of staff rahm emanuel. the chief of staff is a member of the cabinet as well, having just been introduced with other noefbs cabinet. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. campbell brown is here. together with the best political team on television. we have extensive coverage through outthis night of this event. janet napolitano. she certainly has her hands full, as most of these members of the cabinet do. the first lady's already up in the gallery with her invited guests including some that the president will single out in his remarks tonight. as we told our viewers, this speech will not be short. some suggesting it could go as long, perhaps, as 70 minutes. it will be followed by the republican response, the newly elected governor of virginia, robert mcdonnel
CNN
Jan 27, 2010 8:00pm EST
this time, just before the president of the united states comes in and speaks before the entire u.s. congress. the difference now is that that electricity has a sense of uncertainty in it, a big sense of uncertainty, and anxiety among democrats who didn't think that they would have this much anxiety this early in an election year but i got to tell you, still the overwhelming sense, even more than a week after the election in massachusetts is a sense of shock among democrats, and that is the kind of audience predominantly that the president is going to be facing here. ed was talking about health care. we know that that is in dire straights. all day long democratic leaders trying to figure out how to salvage that and jobs, what everybody wants to hear the president talk about. when it comes to the senate because they don't have that 60-vote majority anymore, we're already hearing that they're trying to scale back that, and maybe from their perspective, call the republicans' bluff a little bit and try to put forward some of the issues that they think republicans can come together with
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 10:00am EST
forward, the united states and the international community must assure that investments made in rebuilding haiti are actually carried out through community based organization, faith-based entities, nongovernmental entities and nonprofit organizations. my personal hope is that a new generation of leaders will selflessly lead haiti onto a new path of prosperity, through integrity, hard work, transparency, perseverance and true democracy. thank you. >> thank you, very much, dr. francois. thank you, all of you, for helping lay out the magnitude of the challenge here and put a lot of ideas on the table about things we need to think about. we in the time frame that we have i think if we do seven-minute rounds, then every senator ought to have an opportunity to be able to ask questions. and if we could ask you to sort of keep the answers tight. obviously encompass everything that you want to but we want to here, if we can. on a personal note, let me just say, dr. farmer, speaking as a dad, i want to thank you for the example and the opportunity that you have shown my daughter who i kno
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 12:00am EST
arrested, engaged in or having committed terrorist acts in the united states in the last month were in communication with persons on the internet. they never met the necessarily in person but they were highly influenced by their messaging. i gave a speech about a week ago really defending strongly internet freedom but i also pointed out that the internet is a neutral tool, and increasingly we are having to face, whether it is the u.s., u.k. or yemen, the threats coming from beyond our borders that cannot be, as david said come up ginned on any event in a particular place. it is an accumulation of influences, and i think we have to look more thoughtfully at this and i think there is a role for the free media to play because we need a countermessage to young people, who for whatever reason, seek out these voices of the extremism, and i think that is something that governments need help in doing on both a technological basis and in terms of the media's narrative. >> we will definitely take another question but thank you very much indeed. [laughter] >> on tomorrow morning's washington j
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
arms to immediately follow it up with the famous call, the president of the united states, those gentleman come, and i think i know the gentleman in the red tie behind them. let's listen. >> madam speaker. >> madam speaker! >> the president of the united states! [ applause ] >> after a slight false start, the president makes his way down. you can see on your right, majority leader reid of the senate, steny hoyer, majority leader of the house, the handshakes in progress, the tradition as old as not the presidency itself, but the modern presidency, certainly. this speech used to be delivered, essentially, left on the house's doorstep. sometimes i wonder, chris, if that wasn't a better way of doing this. it's such theater. what is it, as we see -- every time we've talked about this, does it have meaning? does it have ceremonial meeting? is this the sliver of monarchy that we like to have in this country? >> well, i think it gets a huge audience on television, keith. and people do want to hear. i remember when president clinton was in office and the pundits would say too much detail.
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2010 11:00pm EST
united states. >> congresswoman sheila jackson lee. democrat of texas and coming up next is a democrat of california also who dressed in red i that a member of the foreign affairs committee. and congresswoman, if you could stand on the x we would appreciate it. thank you very much. i appreciate that. what is one thing the president said tonight and you disagree with? >> i don't think there was much there that i disagreed with, and you could tell by the way i stood up and cheered. i think it was brilliant because he hit every single issue that concerns all of us across the board. he talked about freezing discretionary funds in 2013. >> and you agree with that? >> and i agreed with that. but he said there are programs we have to continue to see that they are funded. medicare, medicaid, social security. these programs that are the safety net for our country. he talked about the capping student loan fees for payback. he talked about our children being able to go into the community colleges that everyone has a right to good education. he talked about having to pay the t.a.r.p., the temporar
ABC
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
. >> madame speaker -- >> the president of the united states. >> president entering the room. and as you said, a number of these congressmen and women get there very early, in fact, we were told the earliest got there at 8:00 a.m. to be on that aisle to shake hands with the president. >> and the president flanked by members of the democratic leadership, behind him, the democratic leader of the senate, harry reid, majority leader in the house, steny hoyer. >> we are expecting the president to speak perhaps more than an hour tonight. a little longer than the average length of the state of the union speech. >> he's got a lot of work to do, and i want to bring jake tapper in again. jake, lay out what you believe the white house goals are tonight coming into this speech. >> well, he has a few. first of all, with most of the country thinking that we are now on the wrong track, he has to say the state of our union is strong, but he has to convince the american people that that's true, when most of them right now are worried about the direction of the country. you alluded to reaching out to the
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 1:00pm EST
people here in florida and for people all across the united states of america. [cheers and applause] >> i seem to remember coming to tampa two weeks before the election. and you know what i said, this is a quote. people can check. i'm sure it was reported in the newspapers. i said change never comes without a fight. that was true then. it's true now. change never comes without a fight, florida. so i won't stop fighting. i know you won't either. we aren't going to stop fighting to give our kids a world class education, to make college more affordable to make sure that by 2020 we have the highest rate of college attendance than any country in the world. [cheers and applause] >> so we propose that graduates should only pay 10% of their income to pay back their student loans. [cheers and applause] >> and what i have said is we'll forgive student loan after 20 years. but after 10, if you choose a career in public service and if you decide you want to be a teacher, if you decide you want to be a cop, if you're not making huge amounts of money, we don't want to discourage you from that bec
CNBC
Jan 28, 2010 2:00pm EST
same gas pedal issue that's causing toyota's recall, which everybody is in the united states as well. phil lebeau in dearborn, michigan with more on the cross currents. >> reporter: a lot of different stories revolving around what's happening with act secelerator pedals being recalled or inspected at toyota and now at ford. ford first, allen mulally indicated today that ford has stopped production on one vehicle, a vehicle they've made 1600 of in china, because the supplier for toyota's accelerator pedals is the same supplier for ford. ford is holding production, checking to make sure there are no problems with the accelerator pedal. >> what looks to be a similar design and also combining that with the fact that, in this joint venture that we have there, they switched suppliers, using the same supply that toyota's using that was enough for us stop production now and then continue the investigation. >> but you haven't found anything faulty at this point? >> no. we've had anam allous behavior. >> reporter: i asked allen about ford offering incentives to toyota, lexus, honda and acura c
FOX News
Jan 28, 2010 12:00am EST
president of the united states! [ cheering and applause ] >> bret: this is technically his first state of the union address. and though he did address joint sessions of congress one of years ago. he talked about health care reform legislation as well. you see the leaders behind him any hoyer the house majority leader and senator harry reid who has had his own troubles in his upcoming election race in nevada. obviously had troubles pushing health care reform legislation across the finish line in the senate and insu2e congress overall. let's listen in. sometimes we can hear some of the conversations. [ applause ] >> bret: part of the speech is to reassure democrats he's got their back even though he may be wounded politically especially after the changing tide in massachusetts. joining me from wasilla, alaska, former republican governor and vice presidential candidate sarah palin. governor, thanks for being here. >> thank you brett. brett wret what do you expect to hear tonight? >> i think tonight bret you are going to hear the president's attempt to rationalize what is perceived as a more
CNBC
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
himself. >> madam speaker, the president of the united states! [ applause ] >> at this point, the so-called escort committee, john, as you well know,ing will lead the president into the chamber. he'll shake hands with members, who as john pointed out not long ago, are very aware of where the cameras are placed. work his way to the center aisle. the president, of course, will begin his speech after being introduced formally. >> hey, joe, since we interrupted you before, let me ask you, were you ever in that scrum around the president? what's it like in that crush of people? >> i was in the ceremonial room, but once he got to the floor, that was too rough for me. i went back to the president himself. that sort of attention getting and affection i don't -- it was a little too dangerous. >> but joe and i were talking a bit about times we've been in the chamber for presidents. i actually have only been in the chamber for president clinton's state of the union address, not any of president bush's. but i think what's clear is it is a special moment when the president does come into the hous
WHUT
Jan 27, 2010 10:00pm EST
haiti earthquake, a humanitarian case, but certainly one where the united states is going to bear a continuing central role in rebuilding a desperately poor country. iran, if he let iran go by the boards for the entire year, they would be -- significantly closer to a nuclear capability, by the account of the international atomic energy agency. in the end, his presidentscy is going to be judged on two things, tavis, one is can he get the economy going and the second is, can he say at the end of his four year term that he has significantly repaired those areas that president bush left in disarray. tavis: he's only one year into this. it is fair, i think, to remind us of that. the book out in paper back now from david sanger. it is called the inheritance, "the world obama confronts. good to have you on the program. >> thanks, davis. >> up next, peter fonda. stay with us. >> please welcome peter fonda to the program. the iconic screenwriter and prufere. he has been celebrating the 40th anniversary of his classic easy rider. the film is considered to be one of the top 100 of all time acc
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> madame speaker, the president of the united states. >> job one. president obama says he gets the message. tackling the economy and unemployment must take center stage. >> jobs must be our number one focus in 2010. >>> more trouble for toyota. the world's largest automaker expands its recall in the united states and in europe. >>> and super controversy. a super bowl ad starring university of florida quarterback tim tebow tackles the abortion issue. is this the "cbs morning news" for thursday, january 28th, is this the "cbs morning news" for thursday, january 28th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. glad you're with us. i'm michelle gielan. this morning president obama heads to florida to announce a grant for a high speed rail system. it's an enterprise to create jobs and job creation was the central theme of last night's state of the union address. the president acknowledged mistakes, chastised republicans and promised to move forward. tara mermgner is in washington with details. >> reporter: well, the president had a lot riding politically on that speech. last n
NBC
Jan 28, 2010 6:00pm EST
, which aid -- which are a career path way. >> to have the president of the united states once again affirming the importance of community college is very energizing and exciting. >> president obama says he wants to get a break to college graduates who take as student loans. they will be required to pay only 10% of their income on student loans. and they will be forgiven after 10 years if they choose a career in public service. >> the president's stop in baltimore tomorrow will start earlier than expected. at noon, he is expected at the renaissance hotel at the house gop retreat. it is said to be another attempt at bipartisanship. but before that, he will tour the machine co., a small business in highlandtown. that is where he is expected to detail his job creation proposal. he began unveiling it today in florida. >> will be building a high-speed rail lines right here in tampa, putting people to work. >> included in the present $8 billion national rail project is a system that would connect baltimore to b.w.i. marshall airport. members of the baltimore city council want to reduce the
FOX
Jan 28, 2010 5:00am EST
killed in the united states worked for metro. >>> a virginia family's worst nightmare has come true. police say human remains found on a farm are morgan harrington. the 0-year-old from roanoke disappeared in october after attending a metallica concert in charlottesville. her body was found tuesday in a remote field about 10 miles from the venue. official are working to determine the cause of death. >>> now to reports of a miracle rescue in haiti where french crews pulled a 17-year-old girl from the rubble more than two week after the devastating earthquake. they say she may have had some access to water from a bathroom and mumbled something about having a little coca-cola. she likely would not have made it even a few more showers, they say. crews are searching the area for more survivors. >>> fairfax county's urban search and rescue team is expected to get back to dulles airport after spending the last two weeks in haiti helping to pull people from the rubble. the rescuers have saved more than a ozen people from the ruins. >>> toyota once again expanding its massive recall coming up
PBS
Jan 28, 2010 6:00pm EST
spending freeze. >> the president of the united states came to the well of congress and after apparently offering a nod to focusing on jobs, he renewed his embrace of the failed economic policies of this congress and h this administration to date, calling for one more so-called stimulus bill built on the same failed policies of the last stimulus bill. >> warner: for her part, house speaker nancy pelosi focused today on health care reform, something the president moved down his priority list in last night's address. >> we must pass this legislation , and we must take whatever time it takes to do it. some things we can do on the side which may not fit into a bigger plan. that doesn't mean that's a subs tuesday for doing comprehensive. it means we will move on many fronts. >> reporter: the president also drew attention today for his criticism last night of the supreme court's decision on campaign finance. with all nine justices looking on, he charged that the ruling would open the floodgates for special interests, including foreign corporations. associate justice samuel alito sho
CNBC
Jan 27, 2010 11:00pm EST
should be solved here in the united states. >> joe, realistic assessment. do you believe a cap and trade even after massachusetts and the climate we're in, focus on jobs, can actually pass and get to the president's desk this year? >> you know, listen, i think we sat and are surprised by a lot of things. i think we're going to be working on jobs, but i absolutely believe that it's incredibly important that they deal with this. i think if you come at it in a different way, the way the president did tonight, they'll have a lot more success. >> joe lockhart, tony fratto, rob nichols, anita dunn, thank you. >>> we'll see how the market votes tomorrow, john, but short of any big surprises in your view, that cuts a night for us. >> i think so. i think the markets are likely to see this as a continuation. thanks for joining us. see you tomorrow morning. >>> i'm jim cramer, and welcome to my world. >> you need to get in the game! >> firming are going out of business and they're nuts, nuts, know nothing. >> i like to see there's a bull market somewhere. >> "mad money," you can't afford to miss it
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 11:30pm EST
that some of that bipartisanship was actually the president of the united states saying picking out easy to identify enemies, say, big banks and say we are going to go and -- go and punish the big banks because nobody likes the big banks and everybody hated the bailouts and even though we had a part in both of those things coming past, we all hate them now and i dare the republicans not to follow me. that kind of bipartisanship in here as well? >> i'm all for that. and i think that the president was also very effective in sort of using railying around the flag-type receiptic to essentially force republicans to plod along saying do we want to be second in the world in energy independence and alternate fuels. do we want to be second in china and europe? of course. nobody wants to be second. especially in this country. i thought that was very effective and i would like to see more of in a and more of the populist talks. bank bashing. that will be gold in 2010. we need to see more of that. >> clearly that's it. takeaway from last week in massachusetts is not they elected a republican, t
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2010 11:00pm EST
high privilege and distinct honor of presenting to you the president of the united states. the president: thank you, thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. please. madam speaker, vice president biden, memberses of -- members of congress distinguished guests and fellow americans our constitution declares that from time to time the president shall give to congress information about the state of our union. for 220 years our leaders have fulfilled this duty. they've done so during periods of prosperity and trank quilt and they've done so in the midst of war and depression in moments of great strife and great struggle. it's it's tempting to look back on these moments and assume that our progress was inevitable that america was always destined to succeed. but when the union was turned back at bull run and the allies first landed at omaha beach victory was very much in doubt. when the market crashed on black tuesday and civil rights marches were beaten o
FOX
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
have the high privilege and distinct honor of presenting to you the president of the united states. [cheers and applause] house speaker nancy pelosi as many know that the president is pushing for a spending freeze. we'll have details on that message of discretionary spending. the speaker of the house wanted to freeze defense spending. it is interesting to watch. there is infighting on the party on capitol hill. >> thank you, >> there is tension between him and the congressional leaders and house and senate. tonight, the task at hand, unite and recreate and make the american people know he understands. let's listen. >> thank you. thank you. [applause] >> madam speaker, vice-president biden, members of congress, distingished guests and fellow americans. our constitution declares from time to time, the president shall give congress information about the state of our union. for 220 years, our leaders have fulfilled this duty. in periods of prosperity and tranquility and midst of the war and moments of great strife and great struggle. it is tempting to look back on these moments and assume that
CBS
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
united states. (cheers and applause) >> couric: and with that, the president enters the chamber and it happens every time, bob. >> schieffer: one of the great boosts to the ego of all time. there's nothing like this walk. he gets a standing ovation, he'll get back up there, they'll give him another standing ovation, then he'll be introduced and he gets yet another standing ovation. and, of course, these members of congress, internss... send people..., interns, to sit close to the aisle all day so they get to be there and get on television when the president comes marching by. quite an evening. >> couric: it's a very friendly environment here, which is quite different than the toxic environment on capitol hill. when the speech begins, that's what gets interesting in terms of who claps and who sits on their hands. >> one of the more amusing things is to watch what divides this chamber when the president bashes wall street. the democrats will stand up. if he eludes to the fact he wants to cut taxes, you will sometimes get derisive cheers from the republican side. then when he says things
FOX
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
president entering the room. >> madam speaker, the president of the united states. [cheers and applause] >> theeople standing along in many cases have been there a long time to get them and we'll hear the banter for the president and see them interacting and so while we can we'll listen. [cheers a applause] [cheers and applause] >> chris, i have heard his demeanor characterized in a number of ways. that is conjectory thing. as we sat down at the table with the president in the white house, he seemed relaxed and took his coat off and invited everybody else to do that. i realize we have had hard times. we hope they might have gone in recent months. to say he was anything less than deflated over the idea of a health care reform loss which clearly he h. the person he gave a warm welcome is tim geithner, the treasury secretary. that interesting, geithner was on capitol hill getting a roasting not only from the republicans in congress but also from the democrats . so he was running the new york fed of the aig, got roasted and some people suggested that he should step down. i don't think it is
PBS
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
attorney general of the united states. several cabinet members. ken salazar, secretary of the interior, former senator from colorado on the right in glasses. there's susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations behind her, jim jones . form i commandant of the marine corps , some folks-- answer-- what are you looking for tonight? what do you hope for or expect? >> how the president comes out. i mean, obviously, he's got to be optimistic but he's got to be realistic about the struggles that people in the country are going through. does he acknowledge mistakes just in communication? "i was too busy to tell you?" or does he acknowledge misnakes policy? and i think health care is the 800-pound gorilla in the room that they have to address because it is inconceivable the democrats go into 2010 election, trying to walk away from health care. it would be such a negative and-- not only for the country but for them politically. >> lehrer: you think, david, the president will take on the polarization in the congress, all democrats feel one way on everything , all republicans fee
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 1:00pm EST
places to try it in the united states, which are more remote, which are much less a target and would be much less, i think, squatting ground for very unfortunate propaganda all over the world. >> in fact, let me follow up on that. you know, as someone who follows intelligence more closely than anyone in congress, you know that new york is the number one symbolic target of value, long-range value for decades now for al qaeda, at least since the 1993 attack, first attack on the world trade center. >> yes. >> let's just stipulate that new york is always, whether or not there are immediate threats, always has a lot of background noise. where else in the united states could this trial be held or should they revert to military commissions and not hold a civilian trial? >> i'm not going to go into it at this point. i think the dynamic has changed now, and i think that the administration ought to listen to the mayor, listen to the mayor's concern and candidly make a change. there is nothing wrong with making a change. the administration has flexibility. it can try somebody in article three c
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 9:00am EST
here today. in your testimony you state that in your capacity as united states treasury secretary, you were not involved in any decisions with respect to payments to aig's counterparties. and that you were not involved in any of the decisions concerning aig's disclosure of those payments. i'd like to accept that at face value, mr. paulson, except the critical decisions concerning payments to counterparties were made after the passage of the emergency economic recovery act by congress at your request. and the emergency economic recovery act made the treasury secretary responsible for the use of funds authorized by congress. negotiations on the counterpart of payments by the federal reserve bank of new york, did not begin until november 6, 2008. the funding of the payment of the counter claims is backed by funds made available under the emergency economic recovery act. so, mr. paulson, doesn't it make it your responsibility to know how those funds were used? >> i think you'll find, congressman congressmen, and i think the secretary reported this, that t.a.r.p. investment, the $40 billion
CNBC
Jan 28, 2010 6:00pm EST
talking about how the united states is slow. you made a very, very pointed comment in your conference call which just finished where you talked about that the u.s. is actually getting stronger. how can you explain the disconnect between what i heard last night in the president's state of the union about how things aren't so strong and all the doom and gloomsteres and your u.s. business is picking up here? >> jim, i think one thing is that technology is leading this recovery. and i don't think that's been true since the tech bubble burst back at the beginning of last decade. so i think there's pent-up demand for technology and we're seeing it. our i.t. business in america grew by double digits on a year on year basis. >> that's why i like tech and i'm going to keep pushing it. roy vallee, great to have you on here. you do have the pulse on this whole industry. thanks so much. those of you crying in your beer about qualcomm thinking it's all over, mr. vallee has a better handle on it than qualcomm who has no handle on it at all. i feel better. technology is leading us, all right? do you
CNBC
Jan 28, 2010 4:00am EST
those jobs. well, i do not accept second place for the united states of america. >> i will point out the president and vice president will be in florida today as part of the announcement of $8 billion in recovery act money to go toward developing high speed rail. the president vowing not to abandon his health care overhaul despite the loss in massachusetts last week. a lot of people were sleeping in davos when the president was speaking, but i'm sure feedback is starting to trickle in. maria and ross have all the details from davos. >> hey, brian, good to see you. maria is joining us for the next couple of days. and it was 3:00 in the morning, that state of the union speech. but i know you were up watching it. >> i actually did watch it a little bit. i know you did. >> actually, then they repeated it. the president heard the american people's claims and the issue of putting jobs first. a number of people here are talking about that as well as talking about the possibility of future risks. one thing that keeps coming up is the risk of sovereign debt crises around the world. getting in
HLN
Jan 28, 2010 6:38pm EST
life, how are you going to -- how are you going to be holding the office of president of the united states? >> caller: i can't see how eye can't see how that could be. >> yeah. >> caller: i could never vote for the man just because of it. >> yeah, exactly. okay,shawn thanks for the call. get one more in. grace is with us from virginia. grace, what are your thoughts here. >> caller: hello? >> grace, go ahead. >> caller: the person in this whole situation that's a winner is john edwards' wife. she is just a real lady and then that other woman, if you want to call her -- and that's not what i call her a lady. she should have known that mr. edwards was a married man and kept her distance. no excuse for him but absolutely none for her. >> yeah and in another detail coming from this book and again, andrew young, obviously you figure there's an ax to grind here against john edwards but the allegation is this is that john edwards kicks off campaign in new orleans and then rielle hunter is in bed with him that next morning and quote/unquote she feels like the first lady, while elizabeth edwa
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 5:00pm EST
window to give loans to investment banks. in my judgment the american people and the united states congress have a responsibility to know who got those loans, how much, and what were the terms. we have written to the chairman of the federal reserve board, myself, senator grassley, and eight others, to say, you now have a responsibility to tell us who got that money and what were the terms? his answer to us is i have no intention of telling you. that is not acceptable to me and should not be acceptable to the congressor the american people. and that's -- congress or the american people. that's another reason i will not advance this nomination madam president, i yield the floor and make a point of order that a quorum is not present. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. mr. cardin: i ask unanimous consent that the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. cardin: madam president, i first take this time to talk about former senator charles mack na thrc --
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 12:30am EST
operated and controlled by the united states of america. so it's not that they happened to go into the office and trespass, but the actual act of picking up the phones, going into the phone closet, that was part of the trespass according to prosecutors. >> what happens next in this case? >> next is that there's going to be a hearing february 12, sort of a pretrial hearing. but there's going to be a lot happening behind the scenes. prosecutors are going to talk to each of these men individually and figure out if their stories match up. they're going to try to determine if there was any financial incentive that james o'keefe had, who he may have within in contact with and if they provided a financial incentive. >> david shuster, week dais, 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. eastern is in louisiana covering the story for us now. thank you for doing this story for us tonight. we'll return to tonight's big story out of washington, d.c. that is a ton of pepperoni. ( cracking, crash ) that was delivered fast! it's not delivery and we'd like it back. new digiorno ultimate toppings pepperoni, with 50% mo
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 10:30pm EST
the president of the united states. in my 18-year-old twin boys added pressure to me tonight by giving me exactly ten minutes to finish before they leave to go watch "sportscenter." i'm joined by fellow virginians to share a republican perspective on how to best address the challenges facing our nation today. we were encouraged to hear president obama's speak this evening about the need to create jobs. all americans should have the opportunity to find and keep meaningful work and dignity that comes with it. many of us here tonight and many of you watching have family or friends that lost their jobs and, in fact, one in ten americans is unemployed. that is unacceptable. here in virginia, we face our highest unemployment rate in more than 25 years. bringing new jobs and more opportunities to our citizens is the top priority of my administration. good government policies should spur economic growth and strengthen the private sector's ability to create new jobs. we must enact policies that entrepreneur and innovation so america can better compete with the world. what government should not
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 7:00am EST
, because it offers the best path toward a world with the united states is not always operating as an anti-terrorist robocop." guest: to have allies around the world combating terrorism makes a good deal of sense. that does not mean we turn our backs on the mission in afghanistan or iraq. i do not think the president has suggested that we do that. this is not a world we are choosing, but a world wto which we have to respond to the alternative is to lose, and if we lose, that would encourage those who would attack as everywhere around the world to keep it up. i think it is a multi-front approach -- i think a multi- front approaches appropriate, and the idea that we would train other countries to meet this threat around world makes a great deal of sense. we need to uncover pots before they unfold, but we need to -- and cover plots before they unfold, but we need to take the war to the enemy in other parts of the world, so that they cannot choose the time and place of the encounter bridge we need to -- so that they cannot choose the time and place of the encounter. yes, it does make sense for
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 6:00am EST
service. because in the united states of america, no one should go broke because they chose to go to college. and by the way it's time for colleges and universities to get serious about cutting their own costs. because they, too, have a responsibility to help solve this problem. now, the price of college to yousition just one of the burdens facing the middle class. that's why last year i asked vice president biden to chair a task force on middle class families. that's why we're nearly doubling the child care tax credit and making it it easier to save for retirement by giving access to every worker a retirement account and expanding the tax credit for those who start a nest egg. that's why we're working to lift the value of a family's single largest investment, their home. the steps we took last year to shore up the housing market have allowed millions of americans to take out new loans and save an average of $1,500 on mortgage payments. this year we will step up refinancing so that homeowners can move in a more -- into more affordable mortgages. and it is precisely to relieve the bur
FOX
Jan 28, 2010 4:30am EST
". ♪ ♪ ♪ [male announcer] to the men and women of the united states armed forces, the uso delivers the joys and comforts of home. even out here. find out how you can help at uso.org the uso. until every one comes home. ♪ the president's state of the union address, and the u.s. senate has just a few more days to vote on federal reserve chairman ben bernanke's nomination for a second term. bob chirinko is here with his in sight. welcome to the show, bob. >> thank you. >> how do you think the state of the union address could take shape? >> i believe he'll talk about concerns facing the electorate. government is too large, bank bonuses are too large. >> is mr. obama losing credibility with the american people? >> i think very much so. there's a great deal of concern from different quarters about government spending. we're all concerned about unemployment, and certainly a sub set of people are concerned about bank bonuses, but not necessarily everybody. >> what do investors want to hear from the president? >> all of those things that insure that inflation is kept low, government spending will be k
ABC
Jan 27, 2010 11:35pm EST
. thank you. god bless you. and god bless the united states of america. >> so, that was the state of the union. president obama will now take his message on the road. he'll be speaking in florida tomorrow and in new hampshire next week. >>> and when we come back, so, did president obama make the grade? our expert panel joins us live to break down tonight's state of the union address. ♪ ♪ ♪ when it comes to protecting the things you care about... ...leave nothing to chance. travelers. insurance for auto, home, and business. the smell of warm maple syrup. you know the smell after it rains. that's it. announcer: whatever scents fill your household, tidy cats scoop neutralizes the odors of multiple cats. tidy cats scoop. keep home smelling like home. like i couldn't catch my breath. i couldn't believe i was actually having a heart attack. i remember being at the hospital, thinking about my wife. i should have done more totake care of myself., now i'm exercising, waching my diet, and i trust my heart to lipitor. (announcer) lie some other, cholesterol lowering medications, lipitor i
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 6:35pm EST
a come battle tant who fighting a war against the united states, not a common criminal. >> your third point, taking up arms with lieberman, mccain, lincoln, collins, virginia and graham. bipartisan. >> here it is. they say you will be performing one of the most adviceble platforms in the world to exalt their past acts and to rally others in support of further terrorism that is a theory, okay. we have had trials on american soil, the last administration, civil court. i find it very interesting, governor mcdonnell was talking about that the 20th hijacker, moussaoui, was prosecuted on virginia soil. no terror attack there cost money there to have t why not do it where the act took place? >> talking about $1 billion. >>> it is about the money? >> khalid shaikh mohammed is special because he was the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks. he is the highest level al qaeda official we have ever captured. to put him on trial there and give him that platform and again, if you are al qaeda anywhere in the world, want to show your solidarity with them, how do you do it? i think you do it by an act
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
the sergeant at arms: madam speaker, the president of the united states. the president: thank you, thank you, thank you. the speaker: members of congress, i have the high privilege and distinct honor of presenting to you the president of the united states. the president: thank you, thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. please. madam speaker, vice president biden, memberses of -- members of congress, distinguished guests and fellow americans, our constitution declares that from time to time the president shall give to congress information about the state of our union. for 220 years our leaders have fulfilled this duty. they've done so during periods of prosperity and trank quilt and they've done so in the midst of war and depression, in moments of great strife and great struggle. it's it's tempting to look back on these moments and assume that our progress was inevitable, that america was always destined to succeed. but when the union was turned back
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 10:00pm EST
more! thank you. god bless you and god bless the united states of america. thank you. >> the president versus the big banks, the big insurers, big unemployment. daring the republicans not to join him as he challenges those tasks, those individuals, and others. the question, as we rejoin you to rachel maddow and chris matthews, will the republicans take the dare and if so, if they don't cooperate, rachel, will the american public side with the president or with the reaction against incumbents we have seen heretofore in this administration? >> it is whether we believe the speeches change things. i never have been one of those people that does stupid body language annalysis politics. but if there is body language to read in this, to watch the republicans' side of the chamber sitting stiffly, refusing to applaud, refusing to even acknowledge the president, fact the president was giving a speech for much of the night, at the beginning of the speech, by the end of it, frequently getting to their feet. frequently applauding the president and not all of them all at once. sometimes being led by
ABC
Jan 27, 2010 11:35pm EST
united states of america. >> reporter: one of the big questions looming over this speech tonight, what would the president do about his stymied health care reform plan? >> millions will lose their health insurance this year. our deficit will grow. premiums will go up. parents will be denied the care they need. small business owners will continue to drop coverage altogether. i will not walk away from these americans, and either should the people in this chamber. >> reporter: obama's answer? despite the polls, clear. >> here's what i ask congress. don't walk away from reform. not now. not when we are so close. let us find a way to come together and finish the job for the american people. >> reporter: that will cost money, lots of it, and with the deficit north of $1 trillion a year, americans are furious about government spending, and obama knows it. so, he proposed a three-year freeze on some federal spending. but to do anything in washington, in today's washington, sometimes it seems impossible, and so when obama spoke about that, the trust deficit, he called it, he hit a nationa
PBS
Jan 28, 2010 5:30pm EST
. this is the northernmost shore of the united states. the north pole is just 1,300 miles behind me. this is point barrow, named after john barrow, the royal navy official of the 19th century who sent countless expeditions into the arctic to try to find the fabled northwest passage. well, he wouldn't believe how the arctic is changing right now. normally in the summer, the ice retreats to within about 50 miles of this coast. well, right now the ice is 300 miles away. satellite pictures reveal what's happening. the ice cap shrinks every summer but now far beyond the average. most of it is floating. a massive ice that's now retreating and getting thinner so it's disintegrating more easily. this matters because white ice reflects sunlight but the darker ocean absorbs it, so the warming accelerates. >> this is a catastrophic retreat, far faster and quicker and more extensive than what the models predicted. 2007 and 2008 are the two lowest years of summer retreat of ice ever, two greatest retreats of ice, and i think we've got a trend here that's very, very concerning. >> out on the tund
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 5:00pm EST
. 9/11 affected everyone in the united states. i don't buy the argument that you can't have new yorkers as jurors in this trial. >> the trouble with some of these -- mr.ç serrat was triedt fort mcnair and hanged, in on the lincoln assassination, or said to be in on the lincoln assassination. hung him right there at the fort. chris, they don't realize, american civil trials are part game. you get the dream team attorneys on one side. reporters go in. prosecution had good points today. they'll be out after it's over. the attorneys will, in front of those cameras. if khalid shaikh mohammed is smart, he will get someone to argue the case of the islamic terrorist protest, what's been done to the palestinians, what's been done to the iraqis, what the americans have done. put the united states on trial. and get a lawyer in there to do it. and that will be a disaster for barack obama. >> you already have that. but pat, you already have that with ksm and the military tribunal. the end of the bush administration they put him in a military tribunal and he spewed all of his ret a rick. me
CNN
Jan 28, 2010 1:00pm EST
man who's leading us into this new era of innovation, the president of the united states of america! president barack obama! >> thank you, everybody. hello, tampa! thank you so much. thank you, everybody. it's great to see you. all right, everybody in this room, you know, make yourselves comfortable. we're going to be here for a little bit. thank you! thank you. we've got -- we've got some special guests that i want to make sure we acknowledge. florida cfo alex sink is in the house. representative kathy castor, your representative. representative alan grayson. representative kendrick meek. representative debbie wasserman schultz. your own mayor, pam iorio. the mayor of orlando, buddy dire. the president of university of tampa, ronald moss. and two very special -- two very special guests. brian c. smithy and roger j. picard. i want you guys to know who these folks are. they are the members of the fema florida task force team two canine search specialists. they went down to haiti and worked 26-hourlong shifts, staying with victims until they were rescued. the florida task force team s
NBC
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
congress, i have the high privilege and honor of presenting to you the president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> nothing like spontaneous applause. and, david, the president seems absolutely keenly aware of the press coverage and where he differs, where he wants to point out the realities. >> he's also not going to walk away from his agenda which is important. >> thank you very much. thank you. >> we'll be hearing a lot about that in the hour or so to come. [ applause ] >> thank you. thank you very much. thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you very much. thank you. madame speaker, vice president biden, members of congress, distinguished guests and fellow americans, our constitution declares that from time to time the presidential give to congress information about the state of our union. for 220 years, our leaders have fulfilled this duty. they have done so during periods of prosperity and tranquility and they have done so in the midst of war, in depression, at moments of great strife and great struggle. it's tempting to look back on these moments and assume that our progress was
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